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Wrestlers fundraise ahead of uncertain season

The Walpole wrestling team grappled with some large but outdated electronics as part of the fundraiser to raise money for the team.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Walpole wrestling coach Steve Hile noted that with the season hopefully launching in April, he’d like to...

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CRS students spearhead fundraiser

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Each year, middle School students from Charles River School choose from a selection of books for their summer reading assignment. One of the selections this year was the true story, "I Will Always Write Back" by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda. The book is about pen pals Caitlin, an American eighth-grader, and Martin, a student...
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First Sherborn Friendstoberfest a hit

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Supporters of the Sherborn Library travelled to Powisset Farm on Friday, October 4, to celebrate Friendstoberfest. A social Oktoberfest-themed fundraiser put on by the Friends of the Sherborn Library, the event was held in lieu of the group’s annual Friendsgiving celebration. Despite the cold weather, people came out...
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NHS Boosters Club readies sticker drive

The Needham High School Boosters Club’s annual sticker drive fundraiser begins the weekend of September 21. NHS student athletes will fan out all over Needham’s neighborhoods, knocking on doors, asking residents for a contribution to help support the school’s 75 athletic teams and 10 clubs. With any donation, they will receive a Rockets sticker as...
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Wong’s Warriors battling ALS with fundraiser

On September 14 at 7:00 p.m., the community will celebrate a night of fun and entertainment to benefit a wonderful Walpole family’s fight against ALS. The band Magnus will take the stage at the German American Club in Walpole for the fundraiser, which will include a cash bar, live music, light refreshments, door prizes, raffles, and...
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Seniors sway to swing band

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It’s not every day that people get a chance to get up and dance to real swing band. On Tuesday, June 25, visitors at the Needham Center at the Heights were ready to enjoy their rooftop deck and break out their grill, before inclement weather put a damper on...
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German club holds season’s first biergarten

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Friday night, May 24, the Boylston Schul-Verein, which proclaims itself the largest German-American club in the Greater Boston Area, held its first biergarten of the season. The club, which is celebrating its 145th year, started as a German language school and maintains both a school for German dance...
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Library Friends host Cheers for Books

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff
 [caption id="attachment_32665" align="alignright" width="300"]Librarian Angie Howes and Tom Costello try out one of the many games placed on party tables. These games are all available to be borrowed from the Dover Library. Librarian Angie Howes and Tom Costello try out...
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Fantastic Feud fundraiser planned

On Friday, March 8, the Foundation for Westwood Education will hold a Fantastic Feud Night to benefit the Foundation at Victory Grille in Dedham. There will be raffles, a silent auction and a cash bar at what is sure to be a very fun event. For the past 28 years the Foundation for Westwood Education has...
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NWC announces Holiday House Tour

The Needham Women's Club (NWC) has announced that tickets for the 21st annual Holiday House Tour are now on sale online at www.needhamwomensclub.org and at Needham's Roche Bros. and Sudbury Farms. This year, the NWC will have up to six houses on the tour and will once again feature the Holiday Marketplace, “Gifts that Give...
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DS riders to take on PMC

On August 4 and 5, 51 riders from Dover and Sherborn will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The Dover riders are as follows: David Adams, Michael Boussy,...
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Dance Marathon exceeds all expectations

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter This past Sunday, Westwood High School held its second annual Dance Marathon. The event took place in the school’s gymnasium, but the energy from inside was palpable even before opening the doors. Streamers and chalk decorated the walkway up to the gym, and the music from inside could be...
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Junior Women’s Club Fashion Show a Success

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Walpole women took to the runway at the Junior Women’s Club of Walpole’s Fashion Show on April 7 at the Foxborough Lakeview Pavilion. [caption id="attachment_9681" align="alignright" width="200"]This year was the 20th annual fashion show. Photos courtesy of J. Jeanne Photography This year...
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